Location:

London

Date posted:

11th July 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06030-0011021051

Staffing area:

Financial Services


Description

A fantastic opportunity for a Regulatory Advisor to work with one of the most admired companies in the financial services, London.

Role

A fantastic opportunity for a Regulatory Advisor to work with one of the most admired companies in the financial services, London.

The role will advise on regulatory matters covering the global businesses. This includes multi-jurisdictional advice, with particular emphasis on UK and EU law. The focus of the global business is proprietary trading across all asset classes - equities, FX, derivatives, and commodities. The Regulatory Advisor will advise on financial services regulation impacting the business including MiFID II, SSR, Transparency Directive, EMIR, and CRD IV. Experience advising on some of the following topics would be useful:

- Algorithmic trading

- MiFID II - Market Abuse

- MAR

- Systematic internaliser regime

- Transaction reporting and transparency requirements

- MiFID II

- Trading obligations

- Tick regime

- Requirements around authorisation

- Best execution requirements

- Commodity derivatives regime

- ESMA and data management (FIRTS/FIRDS)

- Trading venue obligations (order flagging, order requirements (order/volume to fill ratios, throttles, etc), participant requirements)

- Market making obligations

- Short sale requirements (ban on naked shorts, reporting); Short Sale Exemptions

- Short sale exemptions

- EMIR margin, clearing and derivatives requirements

- CRD IV / new prudential regime for investment firms

- Transaction reporting under MI

As well as providing advice and recommendations to senior management in terms of financial services regulatory requirements, the Regulatory Advisor will be heavily involved in developing, drafting and maintaining: internal briefings / compliance parameters, processes and procedures, and disclosures in respect of the matters they advise. This will often involve working with the Legal Team and advising the business from a regulatory perspective.

Profile

A fantastic opportunity for a Regulatory Advisor to work with one of the most admired companies in the financial services, London.

Regulatory compliance professional or regulatory lawyer with 5-7+ years (if applicable, post-qualification) experience.

 Must have experience and deep understanding advising in respect of financial services regulation (as set out in more detail in the previous section).

 Experience interacting with senior members and business units of organisations.

 Commercial and pragmatic approach.

 Experience working with exchanges and regulators would be beneficial.

 Excellent communication skills. The candidate will be regularly updating the management and other stakeholders in the firms global affiliates and representing the firms Compliance to other business units within the group.

 Proprietary trading, quant firm, bank, brokerage, or large asset management compliance experience is preferable.

 Prior experience of electronic trading and associated compliance control framework.

 Ability to synthesise data, maintain detailed records and provide management reports.

 Organised and detail oriented self-starter who thrives in a challenging environment while meeting goals and delivering results.

Company

A fantastic opportunity for a Regulatory Advisor to work with one of the most admired companies in the financial services, London.

Salary & Benefits

£140,000 - £160,000 + bonus + generous benefits.

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice



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